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Uganda Rolls Out Activities to Mark Africa Vaccination Week

World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa (WHO AFRO) has launched the 7th African Vaccination Week (AVW) to raise awareness of the importance of vaccination in reducing child mortality and renew efforts around universal vaccination coverage. Vaccination can save children’s lives, and keep adults, communities and nations, healthy. One in five

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Drunken Police Officer Held for Losing Gun

A police officer in the south western district of Kabale has been detained for reportedly losing his gun while drunk. Special Police Constable Allan Aharimpisya, attached to Kabale Central Police Station, reportedly abandoned his duty station and went to his home in Mukasinde Village in Kitumba Sub County. He then stopped at

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Four Die, Scores injured in Masaka Car Crash

An accident involving a commuter taxi and Mitsubishi Pajero on Kampala-Masaka Road claimed four lives and left 15 injured. The accident happened at Kabira village, Kamengo, in Mpigi District on the Kampala-Masaka Highway on Sunday evening. A commuter taxi Registration Number UAX 751M headed for Kyotera in Rakai District collided with a

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Museveni in Ethiopia for Tana High-Level Forum on African Security

President Yoweri Museveni has arrived in Bahir Dar, Ethiopias’ second largest city for the 6th Tana High-Level forum on security in Africa, where leaders are stoking their efforts to protect the continents vast natural resources amidst mind-boggling challenges including conflicts, a population explosion, land degradation and the foreign exploitation of

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Nambooze Fires Back at Mao over Her Three-Month Suspension

The National Executive committee (NEC) of Democratic Party (DP), Uganda’s oldest political party, has suspended vice president of Buganda region Betty Nambooze for flouting party rules. NEC sat at Pope Paul Memorial in Rubaga, Kampala and voted to suspend the Mukono Municipality MP. Of the 30 NEC members who attended the meeting,

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Remove Eucalyptus, Fish Ponds from Wetlands – Museveni

President Yoweri Museveni has strongly warned that whoever has planted eucalyptus trees in wetlands must have those trees removed forthwith. He also added that even those people who open fishponds in the middle of swamps should stop. “Wetlands are water reservoirs. They must be conserved. Any encroachment on wetlands is disastrous.

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REVEALED: UMEME Speaks out on Dewinton Street Accident, Reveal Identity of Victim

Authorities at electricity distributor Umeme Limited have issued a statement on an accident involving an electricity pole. The Tuesday accident happened at Dewinton Road next to parliament, where the transformer fell in the middle of the road hitting a vehicle and injuring its occupant. Eye witnesses said the transformer pole was rotten

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